Cyence in the News

A Shifting (and Smarter) Approach to Cyber Risk

12/12/2017 - In today's increasingly digital landscape, a cyber incident has become a matter of when - not if - for businesses of all sizes and industries.


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty expands cyber team in the UK

11/30/2017 - AGCS make two new appointments to expand the UK cyber team.


Cyence’s ‘Data Listening’ Approach to Insurance Analytics

11/17/2017 - Cyence’s solution works through data collection, data curation, and machine learning, according to Arvind Parthasathari, founder of the company Guidewire acquired in Oct. 2017.


MMC Cyber Handbook 2018

11/2/2017 - Perspectives on the next wave of cyber.


Strategic partnerships help with seamless insurance experience

10/25/2017 - The insurance landscape has changed dramatically with the emergence of new technologies and widespread digitization.


Cyber represents a major opportunity for ILS

10/23/2017 - Insuring against cyber-risk represents a major opportunity for the insurance-linked securities sector, but first there are hurdles to clear.


Guidewire to Acquire Cyence

10/6/2017 - Acquisition will enable Guidewire to provide P&C insurers with cloud-based data listening and risk analytics solution for managing “21st century risks”


Insurance cyber risk platform Cyence partners with Allianz Global

10/4/2017 - Cyber risk modelling platform for the insurance sector Cyence has partnered with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE.


How a Malaysian ICT association plans to curb losses from cyberattacks

10/4/2017 - IN mid-July, insurance market Lloyd’s of London estimated US$53 billion of economic losses in the event of a major, global cyberattack.


Why the Insurance Industry Needs a Toothbrush and Other Notes from Record-Breaking InsureTech Connect Conference

10/4/2017 - Insurance company employees wondering where all their bosses are this week should not be worried.


IoT: Time to dot your i’s and cross your t’s

10/4/2017 - Every company should consider buying cyber insurance.


Recent ransomware attacks: Is it an epidemic or overblown?

10/2/2017 - Until WannaCry and NotPetya, estimates of ransomware cost and damages were likely overblown. But indications are that companies lost hundreds of millions from these attacks alone.


Expert: Insurers Can be a Catalyst for Collecting Cyber Attack Data

9/29/2017 - Matt Honea cyber Manager at Cyence, a San Mateo, Calif.-based cyber risk modeler, says insurers can be a catalyst for collecting data on cyber attacks and attempted attacks.


AGCS partners with Cyence to boost cyber expertise and modelling

9/29/2017 - The partnership also plans to develop a new model for cyber business interruption risk, to better deliver for clients.


Allianz partners with Cyence for cyber risk modeling and analysis

9/29/2017 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has partnered with Cyence of Silicon Valley to improve its global cyber risk analysis capabilities.


AIG Announces Changes to its Organizational Structure

9/29/2017 - American International Group, Inc. announced it’s plan to make changes to its organizational structure.


Allianz teams up with Cyence to boost cyber risk modelling and analysis

9/28/2017 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist carrier for corporate insurance business, has teamed up with Silicon Valley-based cyber risk analytics and modeling firm Cyence to boost its global cyber risk analysis capabilities.


AGCS and Cyence Link on Cyber Risk Modeling Plan

9/27/2017 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE is turning to Silicon Valley startup Cyence an effort to boost its ability to perform global cyber risk analysis in multiple ways.


Allianz targets improved cyber risk strategy with Cyence platform

9/27/2017 - AGCS adopts cyber analytics platform, developing predictive modelling tool


Allianz Partners with Cyence to Expand Capabilities in Cyber Risk Analysis

9/27/2017 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist carrier for corporate insurance business, has teamed up with San Mateo, Calif.-based cyber risk analytics and modeling firm Cyence to boost its global cyber risk analysis capabilities.


Allianz bolsters cyber risk analysis and modelling with new partnership

9/27/2017 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has partnered with Silicon Valley-based cyber risk analytics and modelling firm Cyence in order to improve its cyber risk analysis and capabilities.


Equifax Security Showed Signs of Trouble Months Before Hack

9/26/2017 - Four cyberrisk analysis companies say Equifax scored poorly in areas that would play a major role in massive data breach


Hiscox hires former GCHQ director to advise on cyber risk

9/21/2017 - Robert Hannigan will advise insurer on emerging threats and criminal techniques


Aftermath of WannaCry

9/10/2017 - A low-down on the extent of damage caused by the ransomware and how to safeguard against further attacks


Venture capital trends in insurtech

9/6/2017 - With the growth of insurtech, a new breed of specialized insurers are addressing the industry’s next frontier


The importance of secure communication in the workplace

9/4/2017 - Wire's Alan Duric on the necessity of end-to-end encryption



Cyber Insurance: Is money more important or data?

8/29/2017 - In the wake of recent major global cybersecurity breaches organizations have started to turn to cyber insurance as part of their defence strategy.


The moment of truth: Chicago startups on landing their first big deal

8/24/2017 - In the tech world, a good idea is sometimes enough to get a company of the ground.


Cyber risk insurance in India: More window shoppers than converts even after attacks

8/24/2017 - A company is hit by ransomware every 40 seconds somewhere in the world...


NotPetya Cyber Attack Costs Maersk At Least $200M

8/23/2017 - A quick-hit cyber attack may end when the kill switch is found, but the impacts last for a very, very long time.


Cyber insurance demand grows

8/21/2017 - A major cyber attack could cost the world economy $121.4 billion and businesses need to protect themselves by having sufficient cyber insurance.


5 InsurTech Startups Changing The Game In The Bay Area

8/21/2017 - Of all the opportunities in fintech, insurance technology, or insurtech, might be the biggest.


Cybercrime is ‘bigger than global drug trade’

8/18/2017 - Cybercrime is now more lucrative than the drugs trade and Irish companies must treat it as an ongoing concern, an IT security expert has warned.


Maersk upbeat on shipping outlook, faces hefty cyber attack bill

8/16/2017 - Maersk faced a cyber bill of $200 million to $300 million, highlighting the toll on corporate earnings of a June 27 malware attack.


Cyber ‘Worm’ Attack Hits Global Corporate Earnings

8/2/2017 - Costly cyber attacks are having a bigger impact on corporate earnings and are becoming a fact of life for companies...


Q&A with Phil Rosace, Cyence: 'Helping the world's businesses deal with an existential risk'

7/28/2017 - A new report developed by cybersecurity firm Cyence and Lloyd’s of London found that an extreme cyber event could potentially cost as much as Superstorm Sandy.


Collaboration between re/insurers & cyber modellers a “positive step” says A.M. Best

7/26/2017 - In light of a recent cyber risk report produced by the Lloyd’s of London marketplace and cyber risk analytics firm, Cyence, rating agency A.M. Best has welcomed the collaborative effort to improving the understanding and management of cyber risk, describing the report as “a positive step forward.”


Global Cloud Shutdown Could Result in $53B in Losses, Report Finds

7/24/2017 - A joint research report from insurance provider Lloyd's of London and cyber-risk analytics firm Cyence evaluates the risk of cyber-security.


Report: Major Cloud Services Attack Could Cost $53 Billion

7/19/2017 - Future Cyberattacks Could Cause Massive Losses, Lloyd's of London Warns


Massive Cyber Attacks could cost us $53 billion

7/19/2017 - Lloyd’s of London, an insurance market based in England, has released a report according to which a massive cyber attack could result in $53 billion economic loss.


Cyber insurance: An extreme cyber attack may cost, in aggregate losses, as much as the most severe weather events

7/19/2017 - According to Lloyd's Class of Business team's estimations, that global cyber market is worth between USD 3 billion and USD 3.5 billion and may reach until 2020 at about USD 7.5 billion.


As costs of cyber breaches spiral, what can brokers do next?

7/19/2017 - Research by Lloyd’s of London has revealed a catastrophic cyberattack against a cloud server could cost as much as a devastating hurricane.


Cyber attacks could cost as much as a natural disaster: Lloyd’s

7/19/2017 - Asia continues to be underinsured against cyber attacks despite recent research that puts the cost of such an attack as equivalent to a natural disaster.


Cyber Attacks Could Cause Over $53 Billion in Damages in the Near Future

7/19/2017 - In today’s world, cyber attacks have the potential to create as much havoc as a natural disaster.


Catastrophic Cloud Attack Costs Would Rival that of Hurricane Damages

7/19/2017 - Lloyd's of London estimates multi-billion-dollar loss figures in worst-case scenarios of a major zero-day exploit or massive cloud outage.


Extreme cyber-attack could cost as much as Superstorm Sandy

7/18/2017 - A major global cyber-attack has the potential to trigger $53 billion of economic losses, roughly the equivalent to a catastrophic natural disaster like 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.


Cyence: Cost of cyberattacks could soon eclipse that of natural disasters

7/18/2017 - The more the world relies on digital services, the more vulnerable it is to cyber attacks.


Global cyberattack could cause $53 billion losses

7/18/2017 - In its latest report, British insurer Lloyd’s said a global cyberattack could cause losses of about $53 billion to the world’s economy.


Cloud service provider hack could be pricier than Hurricane Katrina, Wannacry

7/18/2017 - Insurer and risk modeling firm report claims worse-case scenario of $120 billion


The Morning Risk Report: Insurers Need Handle on Data to Understand Cyber Risks

7/18/2017 - The estimated costs of a malicious outage at a cloud-service provider or bad actors exploiting a previously undisclosed software vulnerability are approximate to those of a major hurricane


A.M. Best Comments on Standards-Based Assessment of Cyber Exposures as Detailed in Lloyd’s-Cyence Report

7/18/2017 - Joint report by Lloyd’s and Cyence that aims to provide cyber insurance providers with plausible and realistic scenarios.


Sobering Milestone: Cyber Attack Damage Risks Now Rival Hurricanes

7/17/2017 - Cyber attacks have reached a point where they could rack up billions of dollars in economic and insured losses, rivaling damage created by hurricanes.


Lloyd's Of London Report Says Global Cyber Attack Could Result In $53 Billion Global Losses

7/17/2017 - Amid mounting cyber risks and interest in cyber insurance, insurers are struggling to estimate their potential exposure to cyber-related losses.


Insurers: Major cyberattack on cloud provider could cost more than huge hurricane

7/17/2017 - A successful major hacking attack on a global cloud provider could easily end up costing more than a huge natural disaster like Superstorm Sandy


Major cyber-attack as costly as Hurricane Sandy: Lloyd’s

7/17/2017 - A serious cyber-attack could cost the global economy as much as $53 billion, putting it on a par with Hurricane Sandy in 2012, according to a report Monday by Lloyd’s of London.


Global cyber attack could spur $53bn loss

7/17/2017 - A major global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses.


Cyber Insurance to Skyrocket Lloyds Report Confirms

7/17/2017 - The global insurance giant Lloyds of London has published the results of a study in which it claims that a global cyberattack could cause economic losses equal to those caused by Hurricane Sandy.


How large would the financial losses get in case of a global cyber attack?

7/17/2017 - A global cyber-attack could be as expensive as a major natural disaster, a new report has claimed.


Lloyd's says cyber-attack could cost $120bn, same as Hurricane Katrina

7/17/2017 - World’s oldest insurance market warns cost to global economy of cyber-attack could be as much as worst natural disasters


Global Cyber Attack Could Cost $121.4 Billion, Lloyd's Estimates

7/17/2017 - A global cyber attack could result in damages of as much as $121.4 billion in an extreme event, comparable to economic losses caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Lloyd’s of London said in a report.


A Single Extreme Cyberattack Could Cost the U.S. More than Hurricane Katrina

7/17/2017 - With an uptick in cyberattacks across the world, from WannaCry to Petya ransomware, a new report from banking heavyweight Lloyds of London warns just how vulnerable the U.S. economy could be in the event of an extreme attack.


How much does a cyber-attack cost?

7/17/2017 - As cybersecurity continues to dominate political agendas around the world, a report published by Lloyds of London estimates a severe cyber-attack could cost the global economy more than Hurricane Katrina


Lloyds of London: Insure cyberattacks like natural disasters

7/17/2017 - Cybersecurity insurers have to become more prepared to treat global cyberattacks more like national disasters than traditional crimes, concludes a report from insurer Lloyd's of London.


Major Cyber-Attack Could Cost World Economy $121.4bn

7/17/2017 - A huge global cyber-attack could cost the world economy $121.4bn, according to a new report by one of the world’s biggest insurers, Lloyd’s of London.


Major cyber attack could cost global economy $53bn

7/17/2017 - Lloyd's insurer's report reveals potential threats in new research


Major cyber attack could trigger losses of £40.5bn, says Lloyd’s

7/17/2017 - Lloyd’s research has shown that an extreme cyber attack could cause losses equivalent to a catastrophic natural disaster.


Major cyberattacks of the future as costly as natural disasters – report

7/17/2017 - LLOYD’S OF LONDON has said a major cyberattack spanning the globe could cause governments, corporations and individuals to lose as much as US$53 billion on average.


Cyber attack could cost the world’s economy £92BN – Lloyds

7/17/2017 - Lloyds of London has suggested that a serious cyber attack could cost the world’s economy £92BN - the same financial damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.


Cyber-attack could trigger massive loss of $121 billion to global economy, on par with Hurricane Katrina

7/17/2017 - The global economy could suffer a huge loss of $121 billion in the event of a massive worldwide cyberattack, a new report said.


Extreme global cyberattack could cost as much as $121 billion, Lloyd’s says

7/17/2017 - A major cyberattack could potentially trigger up to $121 billion (SR453.75 billion) losses in the global economy


Lloyd's of London warns cyber attack could cost £92.5bn

7/17/2017 - Lloyd's of London is warning a significant cyber attack could cause more damage to the global economy more than a major natural disaster.


Global cyber-attack could reportedly cost around $53 billion, or even worse

7/17/2017 - A massive global cyber-attack could bring around $53 billion in economic losses


Insurance companies ‘must adapt to threat of cyberattacks’

7/17/2017 - Companies could face a $45 billion loss from a big cyberattack because they do not have enough insurance to cover the threat, according to Lloyd’s of London.


Global cyber-attack could be as costly as Hurricane Sandy

7/17/2017 - New analysis shows just how expensive a major online attack could be.


Lloyd’s report reveals cloud cyber risk gap

7/17/2017 - A new study published by Lloyd’s of London has revealed a multi-billion dollar cyber insurance gap.


Cyber losses could be far higher than expected, suggests Lloyd’s

7/17/2017 - Lloyd’s and Cyence have produced a report that highlights potential economic losses of up to $121 billion from cyber attacks


A Major Global Cyberattack Could Cause Damages Worth $53 Billion

7/17/2017 - There has been a wave of global cyberattacks over the past few months and even though they were launched on a global scale, significant devastation was avoided.


Cost of global cyber attack could match massive hurricane

7/17/2017 - A massive, global cyber attack on a cloud service provider could cost as much as $53 billion.


Asia under-insured against cyber threats: study

7/17/2017 - A REPORT by insurance market specialist Lloyd's and risk modelling platform Cyence has found that even though losses from cyber attacks can potentially be as large as those caused by major hurricanes.


Major cyber attack could cost global economies £40 billion

7/17/2017 - A major, cyber attack has the potential to cost global economies and businesses billions.


Billions lost and akin to a natural disaster – Lloyd’s of London issue cyber attack warning

7/17/2017 - Economic losses caused by cyber attacks are now being considered as potentially damaging as those caused by disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy.


Cyber attacks could cost the global economy £40 billion

7/17/2017 - A major cloud hack could cause widespread downtime and supply chain disruption - report


Lloyd’s Estimates A Major Cyber Attack Could Cost $53 Billion

7/17/2017 - That cybercrime is a growing — and increasingly expensive — concern is not news at this point.


Cyberattack could cost global economy $53bn - Lloyd's

7/17/2017 - A serious cyberattack could cost the global economy as much as $53 billion, putting it on a par with Hurricane Sandy in 2012, according to a report by Lloyd's of London.


Report: Cyber-attacks could cost us more than hurricanes

7/17/2017 - Cyber-attacks could soon be costlier than natural disasters, says Lloyd’s of London.


Extreme cyber-attack could cost $53bn: Lloyd’s

7/17/2017 - A major global cyber-attack has the potential to trigger up to $53 billion of economic losses


Global cyber attacks could trigger economic losses on par with catastrophic natural disasters

7/17/2017 - A major, global cyber attack could trigger losses on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as US superstorm Sandy in 2012, suggests a Lloyd’s of London report examining worldwide hacking


Lloyd's says cyber-attack could cost $120bn, same as Hurricane Katrina

7/17/2017 - World’s oldest insurance market warns cost to global economy of cyber-attack could be as much as worst natural disasters


What could a global cyberattack cost? The sky is the limit

7/17/2017 - Lloyd’s of London is predicting a costly future in tech.


Cyence and Lloyd’s Issue Joint Report Underscoring Growing Scope of Cyber Risk for Insurers

7/17/2017 - As cyber insurance market grows, study finds that cyber attack losses now rival the scope of a major hurricane


Global cyber attack could spur $53 billion in losses: Lloyd's of London

7/16/2017 - A major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as U.S. Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Lloyd's of London said in a report on Monday.


Should the U.S regulate the use of cryptocurrencies?

7/7/2017 - Regulation of the currencies will help curb malpractices in the industry and ensure customer's funds are protected.


The Fintech 250: The Tech Startups Redefining The Financial Services Industry

7/3/2017 - The Fintech 250 raised nearly $32B across 766 deals since 2013.


New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

6/29/2017 - A new cyber virus spread from Ukraine to wreak havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia.


Tokio Marine tie-up seen bolstering cybersecurity insurance

6/2/2017 - US company Cyence offers vast data, deeper analysis of corporate risks


Three ways insurtech is changing the game for cyber

5/22/2017 - There had been 312 data breaches just through mid-March in 2017, even before the WannaCry breach, and this even as cybersecurity investments are at a major high.


10 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Insurance

5/21/2017 - With somewhere around 2,000 artificial intelligence (AI) startups out there, applications have been identified across every single sector you can think of.


3 critical steps to recover from a ransomware attack

5/19/2017 - One week after the WannaCry ransomware attack impacted thousands of computers worldwide, ransomware has become top-of-mind for IT security professionals...


5 Security Lessons WannaCry Taught Us the Hard Way

5/18/2017 - There is a lot more our industry should be doing to protect its systems and data from cyber blackmail.


Cybersecurity Hits Another Record High, As Deals Keep Pace With Times

5/17/2017 - Q1'17 was the most active quarter for deals to private cybersecurity companies over the last five years.


WannaCry fallout -- the worst is yet to come, experts say

5/17/2017 - The massive scale of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack has exposed some significant weaknesses in global IT systems


Held at ransom: on the recent ransomware attacks

5/17/2017 - The malware attack this weekend must hasten moves towards global rules on cyber threats


Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to N.Korea

5/17/2017 - "The code in question is not a large portion of the overall Wannacry malware so it's plausible that the attackers got it from somewhere else".


Cyberattack could cost billions, but so far US has been mostly spared

5/16/2017 - The online extortionists behind the global WannaCry Internet attack had raked in less than $100,000 by late Monday.


"WannaCry" ransomware attack losses could reach $4 billion

5/16/2017 - Global financial and economic losses from the "WannaCry" attack that crippled computers in at least 150 countries.


WannaCry Is 'Different From Anything We've Ever Seen,' Security Experts Say

5/16/2017 - The massive WannaCry cyberattack has represented a new type of threat by combining a computer worm with ransomware.


North Korea could be behind the ransomware cyber-attack

5/16/2017 - FBN’s Tracee Carrasco reports that experts suspect North Korea may be behind the ransomware attack.


WannaCry Ransomware: How much global financial loss is the cyber attack expected to cause?

5/16/2017 - The losses from WannaCry ransomware attack will probably run into billions of dollars!


Insurance experts: WannaCry calls for tougher cyber security

5/16/2017 - Experts encourage agents, brokers and consumers to strengthen their tech security skills.


Everything You Need To Know About WannaCry

5/16/2017 - This was, truly, the cyberattack heard round the world. And to quote an old investing maxim, “You never know who’s swimming naked till the tide goes out.”


Cybersecurity Stocks the Big Winners on Monday in Wake of WannaCry Ransomware Attack

5/16/2017 - As the WannaCry ransomware ravaged businesses and other organizations throughout the world, Wall Street focused on security companies such as FireEye (FEYE) and Proofpoint (PFPT) .


Real winners of the WannaCry ransomware attack? Insurance companies

5/16/2017 - INSURANCE companies are beginning to push out the boat on a new kind of insurance that protects against cybercrime.


North Korea May Be Linked to WannaCry Cyberattack

5/16/2017 - North Korea has been cited as having possible links to a massive cyberattack last week that caused as much as $4 billion in financial losses.


More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams government secrecy

5/15/2017 - Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm.


More Disruptions Feared from Cyber Attack

5/15/2017 - Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm.


This is a “wake-up call”, says Microsoft, as world recovers from “largest ransomware attack in history”

5/15/2017 - Private companies and public services are recovering from the impact of Friday’s international cyber attack.


WannaCrypt ransomware attack exposes gaps in cyber insurance

5/15/2017 - Businesses are scrambling to assess their vulnerability to cyber threats in the wake of the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack.


More disruptions feared from cyber attack as work week begins

5/15/2017 - Asian companies, governments report minor disruptions from WannaCry ransomware as Monday started after brief respite over the weekend.


Cyberattack Victims Begin to Assess Financial Damage

5/15/2017 - The spread of WannaCry ransomware appears to be contained, but experts are wary of another flare-up.


Nine out of 10 cyber policies are in the US

5/15/2017 - A ransomware worm made its way to more than 200,000 computers in 150,000 countries over the weekend.


European, Asian companies short on cyber insurance before ransomware attack

5/15/2017 - A massive ransomware worm caused damage across the globe over the weekend.


What Amazon's Outage Reminded Us

4/7/2017 - Does Your Organization Have a Sound Cloud Strategy?


Insurers Scramble to Put a Price on a Cyber Catastrophe

4/6/2017 - Trying to estimate the maximum cost of a devastating cyber event before one actually happens.


Cyber Risk Insurance translates Nerd-Speak to Boardroom-Speak

4/6/2017 - Why do Banks exist? That is not some deep, philosophical question about the role of money in society.


Don't pay ransoms. But if you must, here's where to buy the Bitcoins

4/4/2017 - If you're hit by ransomware and you have to pay the ransom -- what do you do?


Don't pay ransoms. But if you must, here's where to buy the Bitcoins

4/4/2017 - If you're hit by ransomware and you have to pay the ransom -- what do you do?


Here's where to buy the Bitcoins to pay a ransom

4/4/2017 - If you're hit by ransomware and you have to pay the ransom -- what do you do?


Don't pay ransoms. But if you must, here's where to buy the Bitcoins

4/4/2017 - If you're hit by ransomware and you have to pay the ransom -- what do you do?


Don't pay ransoms. But if you must, here's where to buy the Bitcoins

4/4/2017 - If you're hit by ransomware and you have to pay the ransom -- what do you do?


Lessons from Amazon Web Services’ Internet BlackOut

4/2/2017 - People tend to ignore how a thing works until it, all of a sudden, stops working.


UK: Amazon And The $150 Million Typo: Cloud Risks For Early Stage Companies, And How To Mitigate Them

3/31/2017 - Although the impact was not quite as big as some headlines had suggested ("Amazon Just Broke the Internet"), the outage of Amazon's Simple Storage Solution (S3) caused significant disruption.


The Internet’s ‘Too Big to Fail’

3/6/2017 - Amazon outage shows risk of cloud computing oligopoly


Amazon AWS outage impacts dozens of online retailers

3/6/2017 - Though Amazon's e-commerce site did not suffer any downtime or sales loss, more than 50 online retailers did when Amazon's web services experienced a big hiccup last week.


Amazon’s multi-million dollar server outage caused by IT worker typo

3/4/2017 - A typo by an authorized employee has been revealed by Amazon to be the cause of the major server disruption which affected cloud computing services in the US earlier this week.


Amazon S3 outage spotlights disaster recovery tradeoffs

3/3/2017 - Tuesday's Amazon S3 outage reverberated around the internet, but cost and complexity will likely keep many users from scrambling to change their redundancy practices.


Amazon broke the internet because its system couldn’t handle a typo

3/3/2017 - Tuesday’s internet outages were quickly discovered to be caused by outages of Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3), cloud servers built to hold enormous portions of the web.


Amazon’s $150 Million Typo Is a Lightning Rod for a Big Cloud Problem

3/3/2017 - A botched command inadvertently took down swaths of the Web, but it only serves to reveal that centralized Web services need to be built more robustly.


Amazon And The $150 Million Typo

3/3/2017 - Amazon says a typo caused its cloud-computing service to fail earlier this week.


Amazon Web Services Outage Caused by Typo

3/3/2017 - A typographical error re-configuring Amazon Web Services led to an outage that took down millions of Internet sites for hours this week.


Amazon And The $150 Million Typo

3/3/2017 - Amazon says a typo caused its cloud-computing service to fail earlier this week.


Amazon admits cause of outage that slowed the internet: someone hit the wrong button

3/3/2017 - Someone with dodgy fingers typed the wrong command.


AWS outage creates damages worth $150 mn, Amazon escapes

3/3/2017 - Amazon Web Services has explained that the cloud outage occurred on Tuesday.


Amazon's AWS Crash: How Much Damage Can a Typo Cause?

3/2/2017 - Turns out, the people who work at Amazon actually are human.


Amazon says typo caused outage that disrupted internet Tuesday

3/2/2017 - AWS employee mistyped command to take a few servers offline


$310m AWS S3-izure: Why everyone put their eggs in one region

3/2/2017 - Lessons learned from Tuesday's cloud, er, fog storage mega-failure


Amazon unaffected by massive internet disruption caused by Amazon: Report

3/2/2017 - The wide-scale Amazon Web Services outage that made navigating the internet a mess Tuesday reportedly affected more than 150,000 websites, but Amazon wasn’t one of them.


Amazon Finds the Cause of Its Outage: A Typo

3/2/2017 - Amazon.com (AMZN) on Thursday blamed human error for an outage at its cloud-services unit that caused widespread disruption to internet traffic across the U.S. earlier this week.


Amazon Finds the Cause of Its AWS Outage: A Typo

3/2/2017 - Company says disruption started at its Northern Virginia data centers


Amazon outage cost S&P 500 companies $150M

3/2/2017 - The losses show just how bad Amazon Web Services S3 outage was earlier this week, financially speaking.


AWS Outage that Broke the Internet Caused by Mistyped Command

3/2/2017 - An Amazon Web Services engineer was debugging an issue with the billing system for the company’s popular cloud storage service S3 and accidentally mistyped a command.


The massive AWS outage hurt 54 of the top 100 internet retailers — but not Amazon

3/1/2017 - Amazon Web Services has become so powerful that when it goes down, it takes down a large chunk of the internet with it.


The massive AWS outage hurt 54 of the top 100 internet retailers — but not Amazon

3/1/2017 - Amazon Web Services has become so powerful that when it goes down, it takes down a large chunk of the internet with it.


Helping Small Insurers Sell Cyber Coverage to Small Businesses

2/24/2017 - With the global cyber insurance market expected to reach $14 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research, it’s no wonder more insurers are looking to offer cyber coverage.


Insurer Models Cyber Risks to Benefit SMBs

2/14/2017 - With the global cyber insurance market expected to reach $14 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research, it’s no wonder more insurers are looking to offer cyber coverage.


First National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues, Sean Kanuck to keynote Advisen’s 2017 San Francisco Cyber Risk Insights Conference

1/23/2017 - Advisen Ltd. announced today that Sean Kanuck, the first US National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues from 2011-2016 and Advisor at Cyence, Inc., will deliver the keynote address at its San Francisco Cyber Risk Insights Conference.


Expert: Cyber Risk Modeling Requires New Way of Thinking

1/23/2017 - Arvind Parthasarathi, founder and CEO of Cyence, a San Mateo, Calif.-based cyber risk modeler, believes that rising to the demand of cyber threats calls for a completely different way of looking at cybersecurity.


The Meaning of Security in the 21st Century

1/18/2017 - This global study, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by Palo Alto Networks, sheds light on the ways business leaders are dealing with the increasing volume of threats they face from insecurities that arise because of disruption beyond their corporate borders.


Insurers tap cyber security ratings to limit liabilities

1/9/2017 - New breed of start-ups aims to assess strength of companies’ defences against hackers


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